Fill your classroom with dance, design, music, acting and writing as your students explore Alpacas with Maracas by Matt Cosgrove. This resource of creative activities allows students to extend their understanding of the text by creating their own work. Year 2, 3 and 4 students can design and create their own maracas, choreograph their own maraca dance or explore what might happen next through their own comic strip - plus much more!
To use this resource you will need:
At least one copy of Alpacas with Maracas by Matt Cosgrove (first published 2018)
These activities are designed for Year 2, 3 and 4 Australian students. If you are teaching students in another year level or country, please check the preview to determine if it is suitable for your classroom.
This resource includes
✫ Teaching Notes
✫ Write the Story - Creative Writing Task with Task Sheet and Writing Paper
✫ Create Shape Patterns on a Maraca - Task Sheet and Shapes
✫ Make Your Own Maracas - Design Task with Teacher Notes and Working Sheet
✫ Create a Dance With Maracas - Dance Task with 2 Versions of Task Sheets and Movement Cards in Colour and Black and White
✫ Create a Maraca Music Pattern - Music Task with Task Sheet
✫ Act Out the Story - Drama Task with Task Sheet
✫ Write a Newspaper Report - Creative Retell Task with Task Sheet and Writing Paper
✫ Create a Comic - Creative Writing and Drawing Task with Task Sheet and 3 Comic Templates
✫ Task Cards for 6 of the Tasks in Colour and Black and White
This resource is available in Australian English in A4 format. It is a PDF files, 32 pages long.
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